This is a list of oldest living people in Japan. Currently the oldest living person in Japan is Kane Tanaka whose age is 117 years, 328 days.

Oldest living people in Japan

      Validated       Pending[1]       Unvalidated

Rank Name Sex Birth Age
1 Kane Tanaka F 2 Jan 1903 117 years, 328 days
2 Shigeyo Nakachi F 1 Feb 1905 115 years, 298 days
3 Mina Kitagawa F 3 Nov 1905 115 years, 23 days
Mitsu Ito [2] F 1 Nov 1906 114 years, 25 days
4 Anonymous (Fukuoka) [3] F 17 Dec 1906 113 years, 344 days
Tsuru Iizuka [4] F 10 Jan 1907 113 years, 320 days
5 Hama Yasukawa [5] F 19 Jan 1907 113 years, 311 days
6 Fusa Tatsumi [6] F 25 Apr 1907 113 years, 215 days
Anonymous (Hyogo) [7] F 29 Apr 1907 113 years, 211 days
7 Yoshi Baba [8] F 3 June 1907 113 years, 176 days
Setsuko Moriyama [9] F 5 Nov 1907 113 years, 21 days
Ine Kizu [10] F 5 Feb 1908 112 years, 294 days
Kahoru Furuya [11] F 18 Feb 1908 112 years, 281 days
Nahi Yonamine [12] F 9 Mar 1908 112 years, 262 days
Anonymous (Fukuoka) [13] F 21 Mar 1908 112 years, 250 days
Ai Suganoya [14] F 10 May 1908 112 years, 200 days
Kimiko Ono [15] F 22 June 1908 112 years, 157 days
Anonymous (Fukuoka) [16] F 25 June 1908 112 years, 154 days
Kunie Kamiya [17] F 13 Sept 1908 112 years, 74 days
Anonymous (Tokyo) [18] F 30 Oct 1908 112 years, 27 days
Yasue Okai [19] F 25 Nov 1908 112 years, 1 days
Hide Watanabe [20] F 3 Dec 1908 111 years, 358 days
Itsuka Oshimo [21] F 12 Dec 1908 111 years, 349 days
Anonymous (Chiba) [22] F 2 Jan 1909 111 years, 328 days
Sadako Yamada [23] F 3 Jan 1909 111 years, 327 days
Tsukiyo Tsuru [24][25] F 28 Jan 1909 111 years, 302 days
Katsumi Ando [26] F 2 Feb 1909 111 years, 297 days
Hideko Sogawa [27] F 5 Feb 1909 111 years, 294 days
Take Taniguchi [28] F 5 Feb 1909 111 years, 294 days
Miwa Nara [29] F 8 Feb 1909 111 years, 291 days
Mitsu Katsuta [30] F 18 Feb 1909 111 years, 281 days
Miyo Arae [31] F 2 Mar 1909 111 years, 269 days
Anonymous (Hyogo?) [32] F 8 Mar 1909 111 years, 263 days
Koyo Hirai [33] F 10 Mar 1909 111 years, 261 days
Shinobu Hayashi [34] F 15 Mar 1909 111 years, 256 days
Tsuneyo Yoshimoto [35] F 18 Mar 1909 111 years, 253 days
Tsuruchiyo Shin [36] F 22 Mar 1909 111 years, 249 days
Mitsuno Sato [37] F 9 Apr 1909 111 years, 231 days
Ryu Yamane [38] F 20 Apr 1909 111 years, 220 days
Tsukoko Homi [39] F 5 July 1909 111 years, 144 days
Kamado Miyaguni [40] F 5 July 1909 111 years, 144 days
Kineko Takahashi [41] F 10 July 1909 111 years, 139 days
Anonymous (Tokyo) [42] F 16 July 1909 111 years, 133 days
Masue Oura [43] F 13 Aug 1909 111 years, 105 days
Hana Maeda [44] F 26 Aug 1909 111 years, 92 days
Okagi Hayashi [45] F 2 Sept 1909 111 years, 85 days
Yasu Hidaka [46] F 15 Sept 1909 111 years, 72 days
Shina Seki [47] F 1 Oct 1909 111 years, 56 days
Anonymous (Kanagawa) [48] F 29 Nov 1909 110 years, 362 days
Masami Ueno [49] F 1 Jan 1910 110 years, 329 days
Fumiko Inui [50] F 3 Jan 1910 110 years, 327 days
Anonymous (Saga) [51] F 11 Feb 1910 110 years, 288 days
Miyo Iwamoto [52] F 7 Mar 1910 110 years, 264 days
Sakae Fujii [53] F 30 Mar 1910 110 years, 241 days
Chiyono Inoue [54] F 9 Apr 1910 110 years, 231 days
Kikue Taira [55] F 26 Apr 1910 110 years, 214 days
Nui Hashimoto [56] F 29 Apr 1910 110 years, 211 days
Mikizo Ueda [57] M 11 May 1910 110 years, 199 days
Kinu Suzuki [58] F 12 May 1910 110 years, 198 days
Natsue Fujii [59] F 10 June 1910 110 years, 169 days
Misa Yanagida [60] F 20 June 1910 110 years, 159 days
Shizue Takeda [61] F 22 June 1910 110 years, 157 days
Kikue Takada [62] F 27 June 1910 110 years, 152 days
Miyao Mashima [63] F 1 July 1910 110 years, 148 days
Haruko Mekaru [64] F 5 July 1910 110 years, 144 days
Sue Maki [65] F 10 Aug 1910 110 years, 108 days
Shige Kobayashi [66] F 30 Aug 1910 110 years, 88 days
Mine Kondo [67] F 1 Sept 1910 110 years, 86 days
Akira Fujiwara [68] F 7 Sept 1910 110 years, 80 days
Fumi Sonoda [69] F 25 Sept 1910 110 years, 62 days
Sada Kokaji [70] F 26 Sept 1910 110 years, 61 days
Aki Hatano [71] F 28 Sept 1910 110 years, 59 days

Oldest living men in Japan (107+)

Note that the ranks might not be correct.

Rank Name Birth date Age
Mikizo Ueda [72] 11 May 1910 110 years, 199 days
Iichiro Tsuchiya [73] 25 Oct 1910 110 years, 32 days
Kinsaku Rinchu [74] 15 Nov 1910 110 years, 11 days
Kozaburo Nojima [75] ? Dec 1910 109 years, 329 days+
Toshio Katayama [76] 5 Jan 1911 109 years, 325 days
Anonymous (Tokyo) [77] ? Jan 1911 109 years, 298 days+
Shiro Moriyama [78] 6 Mar 1911 109 years, 265 days
Kiyoshi Takeuchi [79] 26 Mar 1911 109 years, 245 days
Tetsuo Shinya [80] 27 Mar 1911 109 years, 244 days
Takataro Akamine [81] Jan/Mar 1911 109 years, 240 days+
Chuzo Komatsu 7 Apr 1911 109 years, 233 days
Suekichi Ogasawara 10 July 1911 109 years, 139 days
Kazuyoshi Kitani 11 Aug 1911 109 years, 107 days
Sadakichi Kanno 9 Sept 1911 109 years, 78 days
Anonymous (Kanagawa) 12 Sept 1911 109 years, 75 days
Anonymous (Kagoshima) Apr/Sept 1911 109 years, 73 days+
Minoru Tsurumaki 28 Sept 1911 109 years, 59 days
Sei Yoneda ? Oct 1911 109 years, 26 days+
Anonymous (Tokyo) [82] Jan/Nov 1911 108 years, 360 days+
Manichi Kondo 13 Jan 1912 108 years, 317 days
Yoshiyuki Ohara 25 Jan 1912 108 years, 305 days
Masahisa Abe 23 Feb 1912 108 years, 276 days
Anonymous (Saitama) ? Feb 1912 108 years, 270 days+
Anonymous (Tokyo) Nov 1911/Mar 1912 108 years, 270 days+
Mansaku Tsuboi 2 Mar 1912 108 years, 269 days
Tetsuo Tanizaki Aug 1911/Mar 1912 108 years, 240 days+
Masao Ikeda Sept 1911/Mar 1912 108 years, 240 days+
Anonymous (Kanagawa) Oct 1911/Mar 1912 108 years, 240 days+
Ei Takeya ? Mar 1912 108 years, 239 days+
Anonymous (Shimane) ? Apr 1912 108 years, 210 days+
Anonymous (Tokyo) ? Apr 1912 108 years, 209 days+
Anonymous (Niigata) ? May 1912 108 years, 178 days+
Shigeo Kajii 12 June 1912 108 years, 167 days
Kisaburo Moku 15 June 1912 108 years, 164 days
Tsukasa Kuroki 19 June 1912 108 years, 160 days
Anonymous (Saitama) Apr/June 1912 108 years, 149 days+
Masato Nakano 1 July 1912 108 years, 148 days
Tadashichi Takiguchi 12 July 1912 108 years, 137 days
Anonymous (Tokyo) ? July 1912 108 years, 117 days+
Masatomo Minamimori 31 Aug 1912 108 years, 87 days
Tetsuo Tanizaki Sept 1911/Sept 1912 108 years, 86 days+
Yoshika Taira June/Sept 1912 108 years, 73 days+
Anonymous (Kanagawa) 16/30 Sept 1912 108 years, 57 days+
Susumu Sego 2 Oct 1912 108 years, 55 days
Umeo Kataoka 18 Oct 1912 108 years, 39 days
Hisao Ikeda 2 Nov 1912 108 years, 24 days
Anonymous (Kanagawa) 23 Nov 1912 108 years, 3 days
Anonymous (Miyagi) ? Nov 1912 107 years, 361 days+
Hiroshi Minegishi ? Nov 1912 107 years, 361 days+
Anonymous (Osaka) ? Nov 1912 107 years, 360 days+
Anonymous (Hokkaido) Sept/Dec 1912 107 years, 352 days+
Jin Maeda 9 Dec 1912 107 years, 352 days
Shoichi Hagiwara 15 Dec 1912 107 years, 346 days
Sotojiro Ichii 15 Dec 1912 107 years, 346 days
Tei Yaginuma Sept/Dec 1912 107 years, 330 days+
Osamu Kimura Oct/Dec 1912 107 years, 330 days+
Masami Yamashita Oct/Dec 1912 107 years, 330 days+
Anonymous (Okayama) ? Dec 1912 107 years, 330 days+
Anonymous (Hokkaido) 9/31 Dec 1912 107 years, 330 days+
Anonymous (Chiba) ? Dec 1912 107 years, 329 days+
Hitoshi Takafuji 1 Jan 1913 107 years, 329 days
Sataro Tamura 7 Jan 1913 107 years, 323 days
Tsuneji Oyama 9 Jan 1913 107 years, 321 days
Kosuke Sakuma 10 Jan 1913 107 years, 320 days
Shusaku Egawa 8 Feb 1913 107 years, 291 days
Kinichi Sakizaki 15 Feb 1913 107 years, 284 days
Misao Kato 22 Feb 1913 107 years, 277 days
Anonymous (Mie) ? Feb 1913 107 years, 271 days+
Shoji Obayashi 21 Mar 1913 107 years, 250 days
Anonymous (Hiroshima) Apr 1912/Mar 1913 107 years, 240 days+
Anonymous (Okayama) Sept 1912/Mar 1913 107 years, 240 days+
Anonymous (Fukuoka) Sept 1912/Mar 1913 107 years, 240 days+
Anonymous (Fukuoka) Sept 1912/Mar 1913 107 years, 240 days+
Anonymous (Kanagawa) Oct 1912/Mar 1913 107 years, 240 days+
Anonymous (Okayama) ? Mar 1913 107 years, 240 days+
Anonymous (Aichi) Jan/Mar 1913 107 years, 239 days+
Masuichi Yamada Jan/Mar 1913 107 years, 239 days+
Haruo Fujii 22 Apr 1913 107 years, 218 days
Anonymous (Niigata) ? Apr 1913 107 years, 210 days+
Shigeru Okada c.30 Apr 1913 107 years, 210 days±
Anonymous (Tokyo) ? Apr 1913 107 years, 209 days+
Anonymous (Hiroshima) ? May 1913 107 years, 178 days+

Oldest emigrants from Japan (107+)

Rank Name Sex Birth date Age Country of
residence
Shige Mineshiba [83] F 18 May 1909 111 years, 192 days CanadaCAN

LIMBO (Not confirmed alive within one year, not confirmed dead)

LIMBO Katsuko Nakajima [84] F 8 Apr 1907 113 years, 232 days

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